A suitably sci-fi looking device can turn plastic into edible mushrooms.

A new study has shown once again that hand dryers propagate and disseminate germs and bacteria at a far greater rate than the humble paper towel.

Australian researchers have developed a new liquid crystal material that will get better performance out of printable organic solar cells.

As millions stoop to read the latest news, gossip, emails and cat memes, experts warn the awkward angle of modern life could be a serious health risk.

An elastic implant that moves with the spinal cord has restored the ability to walk in paralysed rats, and could be on the way to human trials.

Experts may soon treat ‘radicalisation’ as a mental health issue, rather than trying to combat it with jail time and restrictive laws.

A new study shows that at even the highest echelons of academia, baseless assumptions are keeping women from being adequately represented.

More than 95 per cent of staff in schools have experienced some form of workplace bullying, according to research in a publication launched this week.

A new study may shed some light on why when politicians talk – those listening often tune out.

More accolades for one of the people behind Australia’s most exciting medical invention, as Professor Graeme Clark receives the US Russ Prize for the cochlear implant.

It appears that the idea of retiring to a life of inactivity is disappearing, as older workers chop and change late in their careers.

As the new year gets into gear, many hope that a raft of ideas and policies for protecting energy supplies and the environment will be on the way.

The first new antibiotic to be discovered in nearly 30 years could bring a ‘paradigm shift’ in the fight against drug resistance, researchers say.

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Engineers in Singapore have unveiled ‘smart window’ technology, which can adjust its tint to lighting conditions and gather electricity at the same time.

Exciting results in a long-running multiple sclerosis (MS) study suggest stem cells could help halt the degenerative condition.

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